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Nandan Nilekani faces flak from BJP after declaring assets

New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): The BJP on Friday took a jibe at the Congress and its candidate from Bangalore South, Nandan Nilekani saying that the man appointed by the party to plan schemes to wipe out poverty in the country has himself declared that he and his wife have assets worth Rs. 7,700 crore. Nilekani, in an official statement said that they have assets worth Rs 7,700 crore on account of the success of Infosys, which they were involved with from its founding stages in early 1980s. Mar 21, 2014
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CPI (M) releases its election manifesto in New Delhi

New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Prakash Karat released the election manifesto in New Delhi, as CPI (M) gears up for the upcoming mammoth general elections. Karat said that the manifesto calls for people of the country to work towards forming a secular and democratic alternative against the Congress party. The left leader also appealed the nation to stand united against the communal forces such as the ideology of the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that allegedly disintegrate the world's largest democracy. Mar 21, 2014
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Captain Amarinder Singh open to contest elections for Congress

New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh has stated that he is open to fight the elections if asked to do so by Congress president Sonia Gandhi. It has being speculated that the Congress will field Punjab's former chief to contest against BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who is contesting from Amritsar. Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed said that the decision to field Amarinder Singh was under consideration. Mar 21, 2014
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Australia resumes remote ocean search for plane debris

Australia resumes the search for possible wreckage from a missing Malaysian jetliner in a remote, stretch of the Indian Ocean, hoping for better weather as spotters seek to identify the objects shown on grainy satellite images. Duration: 00:44 Mar 21, 2014
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Police destroy Maoist camp, seize arms and ammunitions in Odisha

Gajapati, March 21 (ANI): Following tip offs from rebels under police custody, the police in Gajapati district of Odisha destroyed a Maoist camp and seized a huge cache of arms, ammunitions and explosives. The police initiated a raid in Maoist hideouts in the forests of Salimagochha and Therubadi in Gajapati district after receiving primary information from three female Maoists under custody, Nikita, Anita and Susan who were arrested from a camp on February 28. Police seized three rifles, a tiffin bomb, two magazines and more than 160 rounds of live cartridges. Mar 21, 2014
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South Sudanese army recaptures key oil town of Malakal

The South Sudanese army (SPLA) announced it had recaptured Malakal, one month after it had fallen into rebel hands. The fighting erupted after rebel forces apparently attempted to expand their positions outside the capital. Duration: 00:43 Mar 21, 2014
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France remembers Toulouse killings

France pays tribute to the victims of Mohamed Merah, two years after the petty criminal turned 'jihadist' went on a killing spree and murdered seven including three children in and around Toulouse. Duration: 01:14 Mar 21, 2014
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Syria regime forces enter famed Crusader fort

Syrian regime forces entered renowned Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers on Thursday, state television said, after deadly fighting with rebels in the area near the border with Lebanon. Duration: 00:30 Mar 21, 2014